Nihonbashitei Spicy Tuna Sashimi Recipe: All It Takes Is 6 Ingredients

Spicy tuna, whether in rolls, sashimi, or chopped up in a salad, has become the unofficial favorite dish people order at every Japanese place in town. Whether at a high-end hotel restaurant or at a cheap Japanese buffet, people can’t get enough of this combination. Maybe it’s the subtle heat, the sweet mayo, or the… Continue reading Nihonbashitei Spicy Tuna Sashimi Recipe: All It Takes Is 6 Ingredients

Chili Garlic Sauce Recipe: How to Make the Pungent, Spicy Condiment

Chili garlic sauce is a saving grace in every kitchen. It brings all kinds of dishes to a whole other level, lending its pungency and heat to food that need a little extra oomph. You can easily buy a bottle of the stuff in supermarkets. But if you have a food processor and a jar… Continue reading Chili Garlic Sauce Recipe: How to Make the Pungent, Spicy Condiment

Make Trending Recipes with Four Flavored Cheeses

K-Drama binge-watching and K-Pop groups like BTS had us craving Korean food during this pandemic. It could have been the perfect time to sample all the different food trends that we see online, yet most restaurants are still on limited seating capacity thanks to ever-changing restrictive quarantine classifications. If you are like us, and want… Continue reading Make Trending Recipes with Four Flavored Cheeses

Bulgogi Tacos Recipe: Better with Grilled Korean Pork Steak

Achieving the complexity of Korean flavors in a dish is not as hard as it looks. Creating dishes like bibimbap, yangnyeom chicken, and even bulgogi, requires ingredients that are no longer hard to find in Manila. This pork bulgogi recipe has an extremely traditional marinade, with gochujang providing the heat, and pear, apple, and brown… Continue reading Bulgogi Tacos Recipe: Better with Grilled Korean Pork Steak

Homemade Sambal Recipe: A Basic, Customizable Chili Sauce

Sambal does wonders to food, whether it’s used for dipping or mixed into a dish while cooking. It’s so simple; it’s literally just pureed chilies, herbs, and aromatics. But out of that combo comes a deep, complex mix of flavors that go beyond just spicy. The Indonesian condiment has gained a lot of popularity through… Continue reading Homemade Sambal Recipe: A Basic, Customizable Chili Sauce

Sticky Gochujang Chicken Thigh Recipe: Korean Made Easy in An Air Fryer

Air fryers are the it cooking gadget of the past few years, and whatever your opinion on them, there’s no denying it makes home cooking fast and simple. As superfans of Breville (our kitchen is stocked with a bunch of their appliances), we reached out to the company to test out their version of the… Continue reading Sticky Gochujang Chicken Thigh Recipe: Korean Made Easy in An Air Fryer

Pepper’s Best Gising-Gising Recipe: Veggies in Spicy Coconut Sauce

Gising-gising has a purpose—to wake you up. Its name literally translates to “wake up,” repeated for emphasis. The Nueva Ecija- and Pampanga-borne dish is made using coconut milk and chilies. This is why it’s often compared to Bicol Express; except Bicol Express is made of pork cubes while gising-gising is made of sigarilyas (winged beans) plus… Continue reading Pepper’s Best Gising-Gising Recipe: Veggies in Spicy Coconut Sauce

Charlie Chan Chicken Pasta Recipe: A Not-So-Secret Yellow Cab Favorite

Way back when my pasta universe consisted solely of spaghetti and meatballs, my father took me out to try the newly opened branch of Yellow Cab Pizza Co. I remember this especially because we got into a stubborn argument on what to order. I was convinced that spaghetti and meatballs would trump this Charlie Chan… Continue reading Charlie Chan Chicken Pasta Recipe: A Not-So-Secret Yellow Cab Favorite

Spicy Mayo Makes This Spam Musubi Recipe Even Better

SPAM musubi sounds and looks terribly intimidating, doesn’t it? When you see that neatly wrapped Hawaiian parcel, you’d never think you could make it at home. In reality, this recipe comes together so easily, especially if you have your can handy to form the musubi in! Now that you know how simple it is to… Continue reading Spicy Mayo Makes This Spam Musubi Recipe Even Better